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4.7

Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec

Domaine Huet
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750 mL
Wine Type
White Dessert Wine
RegionLoire Valley
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionVouvray
Drinking Window
GrapesChenin Blanc
Wine Description:
Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Made in the Vouvray appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in the renowned Clos du Bourg vineyard, a stone walled enclosure located about the village church. The vineyard's unique attributes, including its limestone-rich soil and warmer, walled-in status, contribute to the exceptional quality of the wine. The winemaking process involves carefully selecting the grapes and fermenting them in old oak with ambient yeasts to achieve a balanced and luscious demi-sec style. With its harmonious blend of sweetness and acidity, this wine offers a delightful experience for those seeking a refined and elegant Vouvray with aging potential. Read more
Pros:
  • Rich and complex flavor profile
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Cons:
  • May not appeal to those who prefer bone-dry wines
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User Rating:

4.2
Highly Reviewed

Expert Rating:

4.7

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Huet Clos du Bourg Vouvray Demi-Sec is a remarkable wine that showcases the potential of the Vouvray region in France. This demi-sec (semi-sweet) wine offers a perfect balance between sweetness and acidity, creating a delightful drinking experience. On the nose, this wine displays enticing aromas of ripe golden apple, pear, honey, and floral notes. These aromatics are complemented by hints of citrus and mineral undertones, adding complexity to the bouquet. The palate is impressive, with a luscious mouthfeel and a harmonious blend of flavors. The sweetness of the wine is beautifully balanced by vibrant acidity, creating a refreshing and well-rounded taste. The Clos du Bourg Vouvrayhas a long and mineral-driven finish, leaving a lingering impression of its exquisite flavors. This wine is best after extended cellaring of up to 40 years, to allow it to develop quince paste like complexity. Serve with spicy asian inspired cuisine. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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